Dietary supplements for hypertension and diabetes

Kemerci G., ELÇİOĞLU H. K.

MARMARA PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL, cilt.21, sa.1, ss.10-18, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12991/marupj.259876
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.10-18


Various vitamins and herbal preparations are used as dietary supplements nowadays. In addition to pharmacological treatment in order to cure chronic diseases such as obesity, type-2 diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol, the use of dietary supplements was initiated and the became more common in time. It's possible to experience some deficiencies with regard to absorption or storage of the vitamins due to aging. And as a result, several problems such as chronic infection and increase in oxidative stress or immune system disorders might occure.